Benefits of Membership

Cloud Membership One of my current goals is to become more literate with technology. I’m actually pretty literate already for a middle-aged, almost empty-nester (at least that’s what my boys assure me), but I recognize some gaps that need closed to better […]

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Become Effective By Being Selective

In The Purpose Driven Life, Day 3, Rick Warren begins by asking this question: “What drives your life?” In the discussion, Warren talks about “quiet desperation” and “aimless distraction.” All of us can probably describe what each of those means and be […]

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Study to Stay Steady

How to Identify Counterfeits Do a quick internet search for “how to identify counterfeits” and one fact becomes abundantly clear… there a lot of counterfeits out there. Money Food Textbooks Bags Watches Cameras Counterfeits are usually a much lower quality and don’t […]

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Secret Service Christians

U.S. Secret Service Created in 1865 by Abraham Lincoln on the day of his death to suppress counterfeit currency, the United States Secret Service now has a two-fold mission. “Today the Secret Service is mandated by Congress to carry out the integrated […]

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Aliens Among Us

Entertaining Aliens Movies along with a slew of books provide a seemingly endless supply of entertainment involving aliens. Sometimes aliens invade Earth to annihilate humans and take over the planet (War of the Worlds and Independence Day). Sometimes they come to take back what […]

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Shipwrecked Faith, Part 1

What causes most shipwrecks? Shipwrecks are usually caused by one of many reasons. The most common are poor design, instability, navigational errors, weather, warfare, effects of age, improper operation, fire/explosion, equipment failure and intentional causes. Shipwrecks also happen simply because the captain […]

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Character Determines Potential

“Character reigns preeminent in determining potential.” (Laura Hildebrand, Seabiscuit) Character involves the moral or ethical quality of a person, and preeminent means superior and surpassing all others. Potential determines what something or someone is capable of being or becoming, their possibility. Potential […]

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A Glimpse of Infinite Power

Throughout history, men have placed their trust and even their very lives in the hooves of horses. The unique qualities and abilities found in horses are why they went first into battle and why thousands flock to see them race throughout the […]

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Obtaining & Maintaining A Strong Core

In general, people exercise for one reason — to be healthy. Many take that further and aim for higher levels of fitness and strength. In addition, the types of exercises undertaken are many and varied both for an individual and from one […]

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Go, Set A Watchman

Earlier this year, I read “Go Set A Watchman” by Harper Lee. While the book disappointed, the title stirred my curiosity. After a quick search, I discovered the inspiration for the title and went on a bit of a journey into its […]

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